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Gun Reviews – Rifle Accuracy and Shotgun Recoil

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Many gun reviews list specifications for rifle accuracy and shotgun recoil. For example, when Outdoor Life ranks the best new rifles, the magazine gives the highest scores to the most accurate long guns. For their part, shotgun manufacturers like Benelli put specifications like recoil comparisons on their websites.

So how do you compare firearms and then buy the best guns? Do you read gun reviews, talk to other shooters and hunters, and then visit your local gunshop? Do ...

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Gun Reviews – Handgun Design

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Most gun reviews for pistols emphasize accuracy, reliability, and handgun design. The way a sidearm looks helps it to sell, of course, but there’s more to gun design than just appearance.

A few years ago, some shooters over at the Firing Line had a great debate about what makes a good gun. Although some members of this on-line forum see handgun design as a matter of fit and finish, other shooters stress ergonomics ...

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Colt M4 .22 Rifle Review

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The Colt M4 .22 rifle has a single-stage trigger, flat top upper receiver, adjustable sights, and 30-round magazine. But this German-engineered long gun also features a rail interface system (RIS) with rails on four sights. The rear sight detaches so that shooters can install a scope.

The Colt M4 Ops .22 LR semiautomatic tactical rimfire rifle is a dedicated .22 AR platform that gets good reviews from plinkers on the firing range. Shooters report that the trigger pull is ...

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Daniels Defense M4 V4 – Rifle Review

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The Daniels Defense M4 V4 doesn’t come with rifle sights. Instead, shooters can use their own red dot, holographic, or magnified optics. MILSPEC parts on this M4 carbine include the lower and upper receiver. There’s also a MAGPUL buttstock and magazine.

To stay competitive with other manufacturers in the gun industry, Daniels Defense listened to consumer demand. For years, the gun maker didn’t sell a factory-made firearm with a set style gas block. All that’s ...

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Daniels Defense M4 V5 – Rifle Review

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The Daniels Defense M4 V5 is a rifle made for shooters who want to attach holographic, red dot, or magnified optics to their long gun. Weighing 6.35 lbs. and Made in the USA, this rugged weapon is built with MILSPEC parts.

For many years, Daniels Define would not release a factory-made firearm with a clap or set style gas block. The gun maker listened to shooter demand, however, and now offers this rifle with a ...

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Colt M4 Carbine Review – AR-15 Rifle Models 6920 and 6940

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Guns America likes the Colt M4 patrol rifle. About this time last year, a blogger from there gave hunters and shooters some solid information about models 6920 and 6940. Built with an M16 bolt and MILSPEC parts, both models of this Colt M4 AR-15 carbine give civilian gun owners some tactical options.

The Colt 6920 is part of the gun maker’s Law Enforcement (LE) line and has a chromed barrel with a 6-groove 1/7 twist that’s suitable for ...

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Nemesis Vanquish 308 – Sniper Rifle Review

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The Nemesis Vanquish 308 is a multi-caliber sniper rifle that’s available with .300 Winchester Short Magunm, .338 Federal, .308 Winchester, .260 Remington, 6.5 Creedmore, and .243 Winchester barrels. Even if you’re not a gun owner, you’ll recognize this distinctive weapon if you’ve seen the movie The Bourne Legacy.

Chad from The Unfinished Man doesn’t own a firearm, but he liked the Nemesis Vanquish 308 enough to write a sniper rifle review for that ...

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Browning A5 Review – Sweet Sixteen Shotgun

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The Browning 16-gauge A-5 shotgun is often a subject of debate among experienced shooters and hunters. Better known as the Browning Sweet Sixteen, this coveted long gun is a keeper.

Several years ago, a gun owner at Shotgun World ask if the Sweet 16 was durable enough for skeet shooting. While firing at his local range, another skeet shooter had warned the marksman that against wearing out the tongue and groove barrel receiver track.

Other shooters at this popular ...

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Shotgun Receiver Malfunction – Benelli NOVA Pump Home Defense

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The Benelli Home Defense NOVA is a pump-activated long gun that can also be used for hunting in some states. Although some shooters claim that the Remington 870 is the most reliable shotgun of all time, the Benelli Nova also has its share of fans.

Then there’s the Benelli Home Defense NOVA Pump review at The Fire Lining, an on-line forum for gun owners. Most Benelli shotgun owners like the ...

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SIG Sauer Mosquito Review Complains of Handgun Jams and Misfeeds

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The SIG Sauer Mosquito is a semi-automatic handgun that’s based on the SIG Sauer P226, but 10% smaller. Chambered for the .22 LR (long rifle) cartridge, the SIG Mosquito pistol has a polymer frame.

At an on-line gun forum called The Firing Line, there’s a SIG Sauer Mosquito review that swats and squashes the SIG Mosquito. According to a handgun reviewer named Gun Safe, this little pistol jams and misfeeds with any ...

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